2016 Spring Awards

Honors Students Receive Campus, National, and International Recognition

  • In 2016, Yevgin Suatin, UF undergraduate alum from the Honors program won the Gates Cambridge scholarship—he credits his time in Honors as a key part of his success.
  • The only 2016 Goldwater Scholar at a public University in Florida was a UF Honors student. In that same competition, there were two Goldwater Honorable Mentions, and one was an honors student.
  • 25 Gators won NSF Fellowships, causing UF to rank 9th in the nation for undergraduate alumni recipients of the fellowship. 14 of those 25 were Honors students.
  • 80 students won Presidential Service Awards—28 were Honors students.



UF Honors students are well represented in campus, national, and international competitions.